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Disodium Hydrogen Citrate
Disodium hydrogen citrate is acidic salt of citric acid which is mostly used as a urinary alkalizer (makes the urine more alkaline).
Disodium hydrogen citrate is most commonly available in syrup form and is used in treatment of urinary tract infection, kidney stones etc.
Majority of the patients do not show any side effects. However, few patients may show side effects like:
Excessive production of urine
Feeling of tiredness
In addition it may cause some other allergic or unwanted effects. In such cases, seek medical attention immediately.
Disodium hydrogen citrate should not be used in:
Allergy to any of its components
Patients with moderate to severe renal dysfunction (kidney disease)
Patients with severe bacterial infection
Patients with high potassium levels
Patients with heart problem (irregular heartbeat, heart failure)